During the Republican primaries I was thinking “You know, if McCain wins the nomination and ends up winning the election, it’ll be OK. He’s not completely batshit insane, certainly compared to the Bush White House. So if it happens, I’ll be OK with it.” I was always going to vote Democrat, of course, but wasn’t [...]
The very wonderful Bill Maher has a documentary coming out this autumn called ‘Religulous‘. I am so seeing this.
… of the Dinosaurs. Artwork by Derek Chatwood
The Maya of ancient Mexico had very advanced concepts of mathematics, astronomy and Time. They kept track of solar and lunar years, eclipses and the cycles of visible planets. To carry out their calendric and astronomical calculations they developed a sophisticated mathematical system where units are written with dots and bars are used to represent [...]
We all remember this video of some religious numpty claiming that bananas were made by God specifically for humans… He thinks a banana disproves evolution cos we can open it fairly easily. Now some other ignorant shit tries to use a jar of peanut butter to disprove evolution. But here is where it starts to [...]
What?! Are you trying to tell me that Jesus Christ didn’t rise up to Heaven body and soul and instead was just a guy… with a kid? But. But. But. He was resurrected! It says so in that book! I mean… This will just confuse things enormously.
via New York Times: In surveys conducted in 2005, people in the United States and 32 European countries were asked whether to respond ”true,” ”false” or ”not sure” to this statement: ”Human beings, as we know them, developed from earlier species of animals.” The same question was posed to Japanese adults in 2001. The United [...]
God is God, right? By that I mean that the Christian God, the Jewish G*d, the Islamic God… they are all one in the same being. All three religions share similar stories, prophets, beliefs… Why then would this God tell different people different things? He tells the Jews they are His chosen people. He gives [...]
The problem with the Internet is all the stupid people. In the past day I have read people who have said that Global Warming isn’t happening, it’s just that the Sun is getting hotter because we only have a few more centuries left until it dies. Someone who tried to say that electrons orbiting an [...]
NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR BROADCAST UNTIL 15:00 BST WEDNESDAY 21 JUNE 2006 Royal Society endorses joint statement on teaching of evolution I’ve got a press release from the Royal Society which isn’t supposed to go out for another two and a half hours. So, do I think of myself as a professional member of the [...]
I just have to point out Underblog’s brilliant banana post. It’s got everything you need to know about the atheist’s worst nightmare.
Wow. That’s told me… Does that mean that artichokes were designed by Satan?